Plaque: Erasmus Darwin

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Plaque to Erasmus Darwin, located in the boundary wall of Erasmus Darwin House in Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. Darwin (1731-1802) was a physician, philosopher, physiologist, scientist, inventor, poet, author of The Botanic Garden, educationist and grandfather of evolutionary biologist, Charles Darwin. The house was Darwin's home from 1758 until 1781.


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Comments (4)

Cacus Krupka on August 29, 2014

Lot of important places in Lichfield! Kudos for showing them! Marcin

Roger Powell on August 29, 2014

Hi, Marcin - thanks for being the first to comment!
: ) )

Cacus Krupka on August 29, 2014

Charles Darwin is my another favourite character:)

Roger Powell on August 30, 2014

Charles Darwin is definitely a scientific legend, more so than his grandfather Erasmus.
: ) )

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  • Uploaded on January 8, 2011
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    by Roger Powell
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A400
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